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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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Describes, using rhyming text, how various sea animals change color to blend in with their surroundings
Topics: Marine animals, Camouflage (Biology), Camouflage (Biology), Marine animals
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Sequel: Yo!
Topics: Sisters, Dominican Americans
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 366-384) and index
Topics: Beeldvorming, Kultur, Rezeption, Geschichte, Kontinuität
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by Mortimer, Carole
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Topic: Brothers
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by Chang, Jung, 1952-
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"Anchor Worldviews books"--Half t.p
Topic: Chang, Jung, 1952-
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by Johanna Lindsey
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by Lindsey, Johanna
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Topic: Bodyguards
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by Fox, Natalie
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Topic: Lingerie industry
Source: difficult: tight margins
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Claire Laurent who sells eroticfantasy sleepwear is accused of murdering a TV evangelist who attacks Claire's business as sinful and vows to ruin the company
Topic: Lingerie industry
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by Lackey, Mercedes
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High Magic had been lost to Valdemar centuries ago when the last Herald-Mage gave his life to save the kingdom from destruction by dark sorceries. Yet now the realm is at risk again. And Elsperth, Herald and heir to the throne, must take up the challenge, abandoning her home to find a mentor who can awaken her untrained mage ablities
Topic: Valdemar (Imaginary place)
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by Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968; DeMott, Robert J., 1943-
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Topics: Migrant agricultural laborers, Rural families, Depressions, Labor camps
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by Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992; Greenberg, Martin Harry; Olander, Joseph D
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Author's includeLew Gillis, Isaac Asimov, Carroll Mayers, Francis Nevins, and many, many more
Topic: Detective and mystery stories, American
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by Hoff, Benjamin, 1946-
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What? Another one? -- Interjection -- The - What was that again? - of piglet -- Very small animal -- Eeyore effect -- Tigger tendency -- Things as they might be -- Things as they are -- Upright heart -- Day of piglet -- Farewell
Topics: Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956, Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956, Milne, A. A....
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by Carlos Fuentes
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Topics: Spain -- Civilization, Latin America -- Civilization
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by Coulter, Catherine; Jove Books; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Source: Copyright deposit, Nov. 2, 1992
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by Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)
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After Christie Longchamp's parents die in a fire, she and her brother go to live with her uncle where more trouble begins
Topics: Cutler family (Fictitious characters), Cutler's Cove (Imaginary place), Orphans, Incest, First...
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by Sandford, John, 1944 Feb. 23-
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Originally published: New York : Putnam, c1991
Topic: Davenport, Lucas (Fictitious character)
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by Dailey, Janet
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Topic: Large type books
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Topics: Widows, Love stories
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by Macomber, Debbie
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Topics: Romance - General, Non-Classifiable, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Regency, Widowers, Single...
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by James, P. D
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Topics: Dalgliesh, Adam (Fictitious character), Police
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by Green, Grace
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by Garwood, Julie; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: English fiction, United States
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by L. E. Modesitt
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Topics: Recluce (Imaginary place) -- Fiction, Fantasy fiction
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by Ambrose, Stephen E
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by Deveraux, Jude
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Sequel: Yo!
Topics: Sisters, Dominican Americans
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by Pratkanis, Anthony R; Aronson, Elliot
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-289) and index
Topics: Propaganda, Persuasion (Psychology), Public opinion, Advertising, Television in propaganda,...
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by Martin, Ann M., 1955-
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"An Apple paperback."
Topics: Babysitters, Popularity, Self-acceptance, Friendship, Babysitters
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by Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)
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Finally married to Jimmy and reunited with her daughter, Dawn is convinced she has everything she needs, but her brother's strange behavior, her mother's selfishness, and an unspeakable tragedy threaten her happiness
Topics: Cutler family (Fictitious characters), Cutler's Cove (Imaginary place), Families, Love stories
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by Lackey, Mercedes
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Topic: Valdemar (Imaginary place)
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by Pascoe, L. C. (Lionel Craman)
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Cover title: Teach yourself mathematics
Topic: Mathematics
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by Robards, Karen
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Ian Connelly, Marquis of Derne, is branded a criminal, sent to the Carolina Colony, becomes the indentured servant of Susannah Redmon, and eventually they fall in love
Topics: Indentured servants, Love stories
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by Wick, Lori
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After their mother dies, Kaitlin Donovan must rely on her faith to hold the family together until their father returns to San Francisco, and they can begin a new life
Topics: Sagas, Fiction - Religious, Fiction, Christian - Historical, Religious - Historical, Christian...
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by Lamb, Wally
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Topics: Self-perception, Women, Overweight women
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by Roberts, Nora
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Topic: Witches
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Originally published : Honesdale, Pa. : Caroline House, 1991
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Columbus, Christopher, Diaries
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by Scieszka, Jon; Smith, Lane. ill
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Cover title
Topics: Fairy tales, Children's stories, American
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by Blyton, Enid; Blyton, Enid. Adventurous four; Blyton, Enid. Adventurous four again; Blyton, Enid. Adventure of the strange ruby; Parkin, Trevor; Barnett, David, 1931-
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Topic: English fiction Children's stories
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by Crawford, Elaine
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by Sandra Brown
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by Grant, Vanessa
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Topics: Non-Classifiable, Romance - General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Regency
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by Alley, R. W. (Robert W.)
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"A Golden book."
Topics: Children's songs, Buses, Songs
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by Leckie, Robert, 1920-2001
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"From Parris Island to the Pacific -- a young marine's stirring account of combat in World War II"--Cover
Topics: Military - World War II, Non-Classifiable, Military History - World War II, History - Military /...
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by Shore, Edwina
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"Original hardcover edition published in 1990 by Mills & Boon Limited"--T.p. verso
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by Avi, 1937-; Murray, Ruth E
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"An Avon Flare book."
Topics: Sea stories, Sea stories
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by Vargas Llosa, Mario, 1936-
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Originally published: New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1990
Topics: Spanish fiction, Peru
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Includes index
Topic: Bryson, Bill
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by Bova, Ben, 1932-
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A Bantam Spectra book
Topics: Space flight, Astronauts
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by Patricia C. Wrede
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by Hammond, Rosemary
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"Original hardcover edition published in 1991 by Mills & Boon Limited"--T.p. verso
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by Braun, Lilian Jackson
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All the world's a stage--and now Jim Qwilleran's apple orchard hsa become the stage--for a real-life murder scene. The much-disliked director of the Pickax Theatre Club's Shakespeare production, Hilary van Brook, is found dead after the closing-night cast party...and with the help of his super-smart siamese, Qwill must cast a suspicious eye on all the players--especially the ones pussyfooting around behind the scenes
Topics: Cats, Detective and mystery stories
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by Grafton, Sue
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Topics: Millhone, Kinsey (Fictitious character), Women private investigators
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by Graham, Heather
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Sequel to One wore blue and One wore gray
Topic: Western stories
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by Brodsky, Joseph, 1940-1996
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Topic: Brodsky, Joseph, 1940-1996
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by Graham, Heather
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The eagerly-awaited follow-up to Graham's One Wore Blue returns to the Civil War in this sweeping novel of love, war, and the story of the other Cameron brother, Daniel. "Graham is an incredible storyteller!"--L.A. Daily News. Over 2.5 million copies of Graham's titles in Dell print
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by Howard, Linda, 1950-
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Topics: Spy stories, Spy stories
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by Lowell, Elizabeth, 1944-
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Made desperate by poverty and loss, Evelyn Starr Johnson sees a golden opportunity to win back her lost status by recovering the treasure map stolen from her murdered foster parents. And with nothing left to wager but her innocence, the beautiful cardsharp stares coolly at their killers across the poker table--then stacks the deck and deals the winning hand to a handsome, unsuspecting stranger
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by Johnson, Angela, 1961-; Soman, David, ill
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On the leaving morning, a child watches for the moving men, has a cup of cocoa in the deli across the street, and leaves lip marks on the window of the apartment before departing for the new home
Topics: Moving, Household, African Americans, Moving, Household, African Americans
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Salsa (Music), Popular music, Popular music
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by Peters, Ralph, 1952-
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by Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965
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Includes bibliographical references (p. xxvii)
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Upper class
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by Coulter, Catherine
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From the multimillion-copy, seven-time New York Times bestselling author comes a magnificent first novel in a trilogy of love and adventure. The Earl of Northcliffe finds himself wed to his intended's sister, and if having an unwanted wife isn't enough, he is also plagued by a ghost called The Virgin Bride. "(Coulter) is the queen of romance with dashing men, beautiful women, sex, intrigue
Topics: Ghost stories, Nobility
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by Clancy, Tom, 1947-
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One terrible act plunges the world into an instant nuclear crisis, and with the American president accused of incompetence, Jack Ryan calls on FBI head Dan Murray to help him avert disaster
Topics: Ryan, Jack (Fictitious character), Intelligence service, Nuclear warfare
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by Mansell, Joanna
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"Original hardcover edition published in 1990 by Mills & Boon Limited"--T.p. verso
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by Woodiwiss, Kathleen E
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Topic: Courts and courtiers
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 207) and index
Topics: Radiography, Medical, Quality Control, Radiography, Technology, Radiologic
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 308-314) and index
Topics: Motion picture music, Filmmuziek, Film, Musique de, Filmmusik, Cinema Films (Motion pictures) Music
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Topic: Education Enseignant Enseignement Professeur Recherche
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by George, Elizabeth, 1949-
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"Crime line."
Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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by Holt, Victoria, 1906-1993
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by Banks, Iain M., 1954-
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by Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968
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Originally published in the U.S. as: Pearl of the world
Topics: Pearls, Fishers, Greed, Men, Family